This test bank includes twelve original sets of multiple-choice questions, which are written in the new stimulus-style will come into use on the 2017 AP World History test. Each set includes a short primary- or secondary- source excerpt, and 2-5 questions over the excerpt. The bank includes a total of 30 questions.
The questions cover AP World History Periods 1 & 2 (up to 600 CE) and are related to the Paleolithic Era, Neolithic Revolution, Ancient Civilizations, and Classical Civilizations. They are aligned to the College Board Curriculum Framework
and to the nine historical thinking skills
emphasized on the revised AP test.
Stimuli for the questions in the bank include excerpts from:
*map of the Bering Strait (50,000 years ago)
*description of the Neolithic Revolution (secondary source)
*map of the spread of agriculture (10,000-2,000 BCE)
*Code of the Hittites (1650 BCE) & Code of the Assyrians (1075 BCE)
*Assurnasirpal II, Assyrian king (800s BCE)
*Analects (5th century BCE) & Laozi (3rd century BCE)
*Herodotus (440 BCE)
*Pericles, Funeral Oration (431 BCE) & Plato, ‘the Republic’ (380 BCE)
*map of Afro-Eurasian trade (1st-3rd centuries CE)
*the Law of Manu (200 CE)
*petition to the Emperor Philip (246 CE) & Jordanus, ‘History of the Goths’ (551 CE)
*map of Teotihuacan, 400 CE
More AP World History Test Banks will be released as the year progresses. The bank for period 3 will be available on October 1, 2016.
When you purchase the product, you will receive the same bank in four formats: Microsoft Word (editable), Examview Bank (editable), Examview Test (editable) and PDF (non-editable). This is intended to make it quick and easy for you to customize the questions to suit your class. You will receive a zip file which includes all of the formats of the banks.
Keywords: 2016-2017 AP World History test, Advanced Placement World History, WHAP multiple choice, revised AP test, stimulus questions, test bank.
All questions copyright 2016 by Carrie Floyd Cagle. Purchase of the product includes permission to use and edit questions for use on paper unit tests within a classroom, and to make one copy of the test per student. Copyright does not include the right to use questions for electronic testing, any kind of posting online, or sharing with other teachers (please purchase an additional license for that). Also, please protect the security of these questions and do not post them online. When teachers do that, other teachers’ work and classroom test security is compromised.